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tonight, breaking news as we come on. john kasich drops out. donald trump is now the last man standing. also tonight, the new poll numbers. if the election were held right now, who wins? donald trump or hillary clinton? also dropping, an entire city on fire. a state of emergency in effect at this hour. hundreds of homes destroyed. breaking news in the deadly workplace shooting today. a former employee armed, walking in. what he shouted and who he killed. we're on the scene tonight. stunning new video coming in. americans under attack. the navy s.e.a.l. killed by isis. and his incredible life story. martha raddatz standing by. and a major new turn tonight in the prince investigation, as we learn who had just arrived at prince's compound that morning.
good evening. and it's great to have you with us here on a wednesday night. several developing stories as we come on. and we begin with the race for the white house. tonight, donald trump, the only republican left standing. the chair of the party calling him the presumptive nominee. and now, the new poll against hillary clinton. overnight, trump winning the indiana primary. another decisive win for him. shortly after, ted cruz abruptly suspending his campaign. and just a short time ago, john kasich bowing out, too. and now, that new poll tonight. with the country now acknowledging this will likely be trump versus clinton, hillary clinton right now with a 13-point lead. trump late today answering this question -- will he go after hillary clinton like he went after everyone else so far? abc's tom llamas leads us off with the answer. >> reporter: tonight, meet the new leader of the republican party -- donald trump. sounding almost surprised he's closed the deal.
and now, knocking hillary clinton. >> i thought i'd be going longer and she'd be going shorter. she can't put it away. that's like a football team that can't put the ball over the line. i put it away. she can't put it away. >> reporter: trump today promising to be as tough on clinton as he was on his gop rivals. >> and again, a lot is going to depend on how they treat me. you've seen i'm a counterpuncher more than anything else. i don't really like hitting people first. >> reporter: he's already shown he can deliver a knockout blow to the republican establishment. his campaign so often dismissed as a long shot. >> donald is on a path to losing the nomination. >> i will support the republican nominee. i don't think that's going to be donald trump. >> he won't be the nominee. >> reporter: but one-by-one, his virals giving up. senator ted cruz -- >> we gave it everything we've got. >> reporter: and today, ohio governor john kasich. >> i have renewed faith, deeper faith that the lord will show me the way forward. >> reporter: now with his opponents sidelined, trump is
looking for a running mate, and for help, he's reportedly turning to dr. ben carson. carson famously joked about being sidelined in the debates. >> i was going to ask you to wake me up when the time came. >> reporter: but now, he'll have his say on trump's vp search committee. carson has no government experience, but he'll help find someone who does. trump on "gma" saying that's what he wants. >> it will probably be a person with political experience. i would like to have somebody that could truly be good with respect to dealing with the senate, dealing with congress, getting legislation passed. >> reporter: that could mean he's looking at someone like former house speaker newt gingrich, who's been supportive. or iowa senator joni ernst. >> i grew up castrating hogs on an iowa farm. >> reporter: a harley-riding veteran trump could turn into a household name. or he could pick a governor like indiana's mike pence or florida's rick scott. >> and tom llamas with us live tonight. tom, i want to show everyone at home that image from last night,
trump surrounded by his wife, his adult children, their spouses, and you've learned, they'll have a prominent role in this campaign ahead? >> reporter: david, campaign sources tell me that the trump children will be dispatched to important states by themselves to campaign and carry that trump flag. david? >> tom llamas, thank you, as always. and to the drms now, two candidates remain in that primary race. bernie sanders winning in indiana overnight and promising to stay in the fight, even though they essentially split the delegates. and hillary clinton with a ne nearly unbeatable delegate advantage at this point. and she's now being asked, is she ready for trump? abc's cecilia vega on how she answered that. >> reporter: tonight, hillary clinton launching her first general election attack on donald trump. >> i think he is a loose cannon, and loose cannons tend to misfire. >> i am a unifier. >> reporter: backing it up with a new video. >> this is an individual who mocked a disabled reporter. >> ah, i don't remember. >> who attributed a reporter's
questions to her menstrual ps h cycle. >> reporter: her plain laying it all on the line saying, donald, period, trump, period. i don't know how else to say it. the whole world is counting on us to win this thing. tonight, clinton's anti-trump strategy coming into focus. shell's hitting him on policy -- >> at some point, when you're running for president, you actually have to put a little meat on the bones. >> reporter: and refusing to play in the mud. >> if he wants to follow in the footsteps of those who have tried to knock me down and take me out of the political arena -- i'm more than happy to have him do that. >> you're ready for that? >> oh, please. i mean, look. this -- this is -- this is, to me, a classic case of a blustering, bullying guy. >> reporter: but club on the has to get past bernie sanders first. she leads him by more than 800 delegates, even after his big indiana victory. in order to clinch the nomination, sanders would need to win 95% of the remaining
delegates. but he is not talking like a long shot. >> i think we can pull off one of the great political upsets in the history of the united states. >> reporter: clinton now hoping that history repeats itself. that the unity she showed in 2008 happens this time around in 2016. >> and cecilia vega with us live tonight, and so many people asking, cecilia, is hillary clinton ready for what donald trump will likely bring against her? and you've asked her that very question. >> reporter: i did, david. i asked her if running against donald trump would give her any pause, she said, not one bit. she wouldn't even let me get the question out, really. and you heard her say it again today, basically, bring it on. david? >> cecilia, thank you. and one more question on this before we move on. let's get right to jon karl. because jon, we showed the poll at the top there. hillary clinton up by 13 points over trump. but you're right there at the map. and listen, the trump team just wiped out 16 other republicans, he sees openings against clinton. >> reporter: they sure do,
david. but make no mistake, hillary clinton begins this with a significant advantage. take a look at the map. the states in dark blue are states that have voted democratic in all of the last six presidential races. all she has to do is to hang onto those states and win the state of florida and she has the electoral votes to be elected president. what trump hopes to do to change that is to win his home state of new york, neighboring pennsylvania, perhaps even michigan. if he can do that, he can change the dynamic and he can win. >> all right, how long until november? jon karl, thank you. we're going to move on tonight, to other news at this hour. and to a horrific scene playing out tonight. an entire city evacuated. as a raging wildfire now moves in, devastating the heart of canada's oil-producing region. terrified families rushing away on the one road out of town. the flames right alongside them, leaving everything behind. in fact, hundreds of homes have been destroyed already. with a state of emergency now in
effect. abc's neal karlinsky in canada tonight. >> reporter: tonight, the all-out panic to escape the wildfire. >> i can feel the heat here. this is insane. >> reporter: burning out of control through this city in northern alberta, canada. >> lord, keep us safe. get us out of ft. mcmurray in one piece. >> reporter: one highway in and out -- a wall of flames just behind these homes. the fire shifted directions and barreled into the oil town of ft. mcmurray so fast, and with such incensety, tonight, people forced to run with nothing but the clothes on their backs, are still trying to process how their lives could be turned upside down so quickly. >> it was something out of an apocalyptic movie. >> reporter: janice buckingham, nine months pregnant, taking this photo just before she and her husband evacuated. >> so, my biggest concern right now is really figuring out what we do next. >> reporter: at least 1,600 homes and buildings leveled. hospital patients and homeowners flooded the road south.
an exodus of an unprecedented 80,000 people. >> we weren't really expecting this. there's nothing left. >> reporter: julie robson returned to her neighborhood today, discovering what was left of her home. at least 100 hospital patients actually had to be air lifted to safety. everyone else has been making a steady stream on these roads, and the fire still burns. david? >> neal karlinsky from canada tonight. neal, thank you. next, this evening, to new details coming in after a deadly workplace shooting today. this time, in texas. a fired worker returning armed, showing up at the factory, right across the street from a high school. s.w.a.t. teams rushing to the scene, but not in time to stop the man from killing one employee and then himself. abc's clayton sandell tonight on what the gunman shouted, and who he targeted. >> reporter: police say today at this texas trucking company, a disgruntled former employee came back for revenge. the shooter drove his white pickup truck to the entrance at 8:43 this morning, armed with a
handgun and shotgun, firing through the front window, then going inside. >> one individual i spoke with, he did pass him, and continues through the building, as though he was looking particularly for somebody. >> reporter: the gunman, who investigators say was fired from his job here two weeks ago, shot and killed a supervisor. >> he was a great father, great son. >> reporter: officers arrive at 8:47, but by then, the shooter had killed himself. on average, workplace shootings kill about one person every day in the u.s. in five years, more than 1,700 people were shot dead where they worked. david, a chaplain brought in to counsel some of the employees here tells us that workers were diving for cover as bullets and glass went flying. two of them were injured by shrapnel but are expected to be okay. tonight, the company says all operations here, for now, are suspended. david? >> clayton, thank you. next tonight, to the stunning new video out this evening of a fire fight with
isis, amid new details about the u.s. serviceman, a navy s.e.a.l., killed in iraq during that battle with isis. petty officer first class charles keating iv, who decided to enlist after 9/11. abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz with the new and difficult video. >> reporter: the firefight was intense and deadly. this video, obtained by "the guardian" newspaper, shows for the first time american special formss, more than a dozen, under fire in iraq. along with their kurdish allies trap bid isis fighters who had penetrated frontlines. more than 125 isis fighters, using truck bombs and bulldozers, barreling past checkpoints for the surprise assault. 31-year-old navy s.e.a.l. charlie keating, who was in this vehicle, was part of the quick reaction force sent in to help, but in the barrage of fire, took a direct hit. u.s. helicopters sent in to
evacuate keating faced heavy fire, as well. the battle would continue for 16 hours, with u.s. warplanes killing close to 60 isis fighters. and david, the pentagon does not believe that the americans were specifically targeted. david? >> martha raddatz with us again tonight. thank you, martha. next, this evening, a you major headline after the death of prince. the feds now joining the investigation tonight, both the u.s. attorney and the dea, after alarming developments today. a doctor now claiming that people close to the pop star called him in to help prince with a drug addiction, and that it was the doctor's own son who arrived at the compound but too late. abc's eva pilgrim outside minneapolis tonight. >> reporter: a new bombshell tonight. the very day he died, prince's inner circle was trying to get help for his addiction to pain pills. the wednesday night before his death, prince's reps contacted dr. howard kornfeld, an expert
in pain medication addiction who runs a california clinic, for what his lawyer refers to as a life-saving intervention. >> did prince know about the intervention? >> yes. >> reporter: dr. kornfeld immediately rushed his son andrew, who works at the clinic, on a red eye to minneapolis. he got to paisley park at 9:30 thursday morning. he was carrying a drug to help deal with addiction withdrawal. >> when he arrived, they went looking for prince. staff representatives apparently found him in an elevator, unconscious. one of the staff members started screaming. >> reporter: the plan was to give the medicine to a local doctor who was supposed to see prince later the same morning. but instead, according to his lawyer, andrew kornfield called 911. prince was pronounced dead at 10:09 a.m., just too late for prince to agree to go to california for long-term care under the doctor's supervision. david, sources telling us, prince's bodyguard found him, his personal assistant was also there. david? >> eva pilgrim, thank you. next, this evening, president obama arriving in flint, michigan, amid questions
about whether the president would drink the water there. the water that authorities say is now safe to drink. here's what happened, from abc's alex perez in flint. >> reporter: president obama landing in flint today, right there waiting for him, embattled governor rick snyder. the president meeting with officials and taking a sip of flint's water himself. >> if you are using a filter, flint water at this point is drinkable. >> reporter: those filters used to remove lead after hundreds of children tested positive for lead. one girl's emotional letter to the president helped bring him here today. 8-year-old mary copeny. many who blame the governor for the scandal, booing him today. he's vowed to drink the water for a month to show it is safe. the president wanting to send that message, too. >> i really did need a glass of water. this is not a stunt. >> reporter: but many here, like
the reeves family, drink only bottled water. >> in the water is not good, it's no good. so, don't come on and put on a show for us to act like you doing so much and it's already, because it's not. >> reporter: and david, the president says it could be at least two years before all of those lead service lines are replaced, and the water will be safe to drink without a filter. david? >> abc's alex per flez inmy fbir us. coming up next on "world news tonight". one family mistakenly hiring thieves posing as moving men. take a look. the surveillance. two workers loading the truck, the movers and the family's possessions haven't been seen since. three important tips tonight. the warning coming in. also ahead, the suspect in the supermarket caught on camera. the investigation. now under arrest, he is. the police say he was doing something to the produce in several stores. and then, later tonight, you got to see this to believe it.
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